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Georgia Lawmaker Withdraws Bill Targeting Islamic Veils After Backlash

State Rep. Jason Spencer cited the “visceral reaction.” A Georgia lawmaker withdrew a bill Thursday that would have criminalized Muslim women wearing religious face coverings...

Linda Sarsour: Why this has been the worst year for American...

The number of hate crimes against members of the Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities has dramatically increased. There is a growing disconnect between...

Georgia GOP candidate Jody Hice: Muslims not protected by the First...

June 23, 2014 A Republican candidate seeking to represent Georgia’s 10th U.S. House district believes that the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious liberty does not...

Lawmakers ask Obama for religious diversity summit

Nearly 40 members of the U.S. House, among them Buddhists, Hindus, Jews and Muslims, sent a letter to President Obama on Wednesday (July 17)...